BE SAFE: Teaching Community Safety Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Be Safe: Teaching Community Safety Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Emily Iland.

Emily Iland, MA, is an award-winning author, advocate, researcher and leader in the autism community. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Special Education at California State University, Northridge.

Course includes: Preparation for parents, educators, therapists and others to teach essential safety skills to teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Centered on the BE SAFE movie, the curriculum uses priming, video modeling and interviews to present what to do and say in different situations involving the police. their impact on youth development.

Dates: August 4–7

Credits can be used for continuing education. To register for the course, contact Summer Sessions office at 474-7021

P.S. Don't miss Emily Iland's free lecture on the same topic on August 4 at the Murie Building Auditorium at 7 p.m. The lecture is co-sponsored by Autism Society of Alaska, UAF School of Education, Family Centered Services of Alaska and Fairbanks Resource Agency. Download flyer.

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Location: 216 Eielson Building

Phone or Text : 907-474-7021 Toll free: 1-866-404-7021


Collection Manager at the UA Museum to Teach a Course on Alaska's mammals

Join Aren Gunderson, UA Museum of the North's mammals collection manager and investigate the diversity of mammal species living in Alaska with an emphasis on lesser-known species and those occurring in interior Alaska. Explore the unique characteristics of specific groups of mammals, the identification of mammal species, basic ecology, adaptations, over-wintering strategies and field methods of mammalogy. Learn how to track plates, small mammal trap lines, bat detectors and mist nests are used to study mammals. Discover how professional mammalogists do research and the role of museums. Note: This course cannot be used as biology elective by biological science majors. Download flyer.

Dates: August 7–10

Thursday–Friday, 6–8:30 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday, 12–5 p.m,
Museum 151 and field

Teachers may be able to use this credit. Questions? Contact Summer Sessions office at 474-7021.

Registration can be completed at UAonline or Summer Sessions Online registration form.

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